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back to normal. and between news for the 26 mile new york city marathon will proceed as planned this sunday. >> so welcome back, everybody. the pictures and stories left from the storm's after math are still jaw-dropjaw-dropping. let's begin with scott cohn in lower manhattan. >> larry, hurricane sandy sent about 4 feet of water in the financial district and they think it actually may be a total loss, about $300,000 worth of damage. and they don't know if insurance is going to cover it. you multiply that by thousands of businesses and you begin to get a sense of what the problem is. and then there's the issue of getting around and getting gas. mary thooyor thompson has that . >> people with been waiting in line two to three hours. there's a shortage of power to open other gasoline stations. a lack of electricity plaguing the tri-state area. >> dangerous conditions at the gas terminal which is crucial. workers here trying hard to clean things up, but tough to do so without power. over to jackie deangelis for more on the utility side of things. >> nearly 4.5 million customers stil
filled with fury, michael bloomberg gave into the criticism and canceled the ing new york city marathon scheduled for this sunday. let's go live to cnbc's brian shactman with the latest. good evening, brian. >> reporter: hi, larry. as late as midafternoon mayor bloomberg was adamant that the race would go on. preparations were moving forward from the equipment to people signing up. but basically the negative momentum swung actually early this morning with the publication of a front-page article in the "new york post" about the huge generators that were being used to power the new york city marathon in central park. there was actually a third generator sitting idle. all three of those could have been used for recovery efforts. well, it exploded on twitter and facebook and eventually public figures came and spoke out against this. this afternoon, later in the day there were meetings and major bloomberg, canceled, didn't postpone but canceled the marathon. here are some of the statements from the mayor's office. while holding the race would not require diverting resources from the recovery
. if you live in new york city, federal, state and city taxes will take you down to $223 million. so you keep 57%, you give uncle sam 43%, you still have the $223 million bucks. it's a pretty good deal. but let me just ask you, do any of us know really what the government does with that money, especially the city government? and does it really go for good education purposes, as they say? and is there any bureaucratic skimming off the top? the winner loves this game, always does, but how about the rest of you? please think about it. there may be better ways to invest your money. >> moving right along, did the president really resolve key questions on tax rates and spending and entitlements at his campaign rally today? i never heard the word spending? so how close to a deal are we really? i'd like to be optimistic but i'll warn you, caveat emtore. we'll get into that next. [ female announcer ] if you care for someone with mild to moderate alzheimer's, you'll also care about our new offer. you get access to nurses who can help with your questions. and your loved one can get exelon patch fre
takes half the cars out of the gas lines each day, that system's working so well in new york city and the long island counties are mandating odd/even beginning friday. one more sign of sandy's impact. new york governor andrew cuomo estimates the damage in his state, alone, at $33 billion. cuomo assailed the power companies. he called for a ground-up redesign of the power and fuel supply systems. but i think what he ought to do is open the door to some deregulation and free market competition. this especially for the power companies. let the marketplace work, governor cuomo. you'd have better results during emergencies or nonemergencies. >>> anyway, coming up here, president obama wasn't the only big winner on tuesday night. the polling industry kind of nailed it. top pollster ed gullas is up next. ♪ [ male announcer ] a european-inspired suspension, but not from germany. ♪ a powerful, fuel-efficient engine, but it's not from japan. ♪ it's a car like no other... inspired by a place like no other. introducing the all-new 2013 chevrolet malibu, our greatest malibu ever. ♪ we
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